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# 8  
Old 10-07-2009
Hi, Perhaps it is good to note that the OP does seem to want a space between the two fields.
# 9  
Old 10-07-2009
did not really work

Hi guys,

Sorry for the late reply,was a bit busy with certain things...

No the commands didn't give me the expected results. I am using centos 5.3. I am using putty to login to the remote server.
Still i am not getting the first two columns in exactly the same format as given by the command: yum -e0 -d0 check-update
# 10  
Old 10-07-2009
OK, I see, you would like to keep the exact same spacing that yum spits out. In that case we should cut of everything after the second field, e.g. like so:

yum -e0 -d0 check-update | sed 's/[\t ]*[^\t ]*$//'

# 11  
Old 10-07-2009
No result

But even after using the recommended command i am getting the same three columns as output, while i want the first two columns in the same format.
# 12  
Old 10-07-2009
yum -e0 -d0 check-update| gawk '{print $1 $2}'

# 13  
Old 10-07-2009
Already tried that

I have already tried the command earlier but to no avail. The output that i am getting is:


Last edited by vgersh99; 10-07-2009 at 12:13 PM.. Reason: code tags, PLEASE!
# 14  
Old 10-07-2009
Plz consult the attached picture. I want the output in exactly the same format(without the blue background)
Extracting columns-yum-outputjpg
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